Gerald Dawe was born in Belfast in 1952.
His poetry collections are Sheltering Places (1978); The Lundys Letter (Loughcrew, The Gallery Press, 1987), for which he was awarded the Macauley Fellowship in Literature; Sunday School (The Gallery Press, 1991); Heart of Hearts (The Gallery Press, 1995); The Morning Train (The Gallery Press, 1999) Lake Geneva (The Gallery Press, 2003); Points West (The Gallery Press, 2008); Country Music: Uncollected Poems 1974 – 1989: Starling Press (2009); and Selected Poems (The Gallery Press, 2012).
Amongst his other publications are The Proper Word: Collected Criticism (Omaha, Creighton University Press, 2007); the memoir My Mother City (Belfast, Lagan Press, 2008); Catching the Light: Views and Interviews (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2008); and The World as Province: Selected Prose 1980-2008 (Belfast, Lagan Press, 2009).
He has also edited and co-edited several books.
He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, where he teaches English.
He lives in Dublin.
Gerald Dawe’s website
Dublin: UNESCO City of Literature / Gerald Dawe
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